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Ending "Endo"

February 2017 - Employment. Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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“Endo” is the twin brother of the drug monster that also needs to be slain, so says the Duterte administration.  “Endo” is layman’s term for end of employment contract.  It is the date indicated on the employment contracts and is dreaded by employees as it means the end of his or her employment. Read more...

ANTITRUST LAWS: A GLANCE AT THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION ACT

February 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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Antitrust laws, also referred to as “competition laws”, are statutes developed to protect consumers from predatory business practices by ensuring that fair competition exists in an open-market economy. Competition laws regulate and prohibit several questionable business activities such as market allocation/ de facto monopoly whereby companies agree to steer clear of each other’s identified geographical market or territories; bid rigging whereby conspiring entities manipulate the market with a view of retaining current market share and price for each entity; and price fixing whereby two or three entities agree on the same selling price. Competition laws are designed to maximize consumer welfare by regulating or preventing business activities which stifle competition. Read more...

10 Questions Investors Need to Ask Before Investing in the Philippines

February 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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(1)What are the different forms of investment one can use?

This is critical and fundamental because each form has its own characteristics, requirements, advantages and disadvantages that may affect or influence one’s decision in determining which form best suits the business to be established or investment to be made. Read more...

FAQs on Foreign Investments in the Philippines

February 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) on investing in the Philippines, such as choosing the right corporate vehicle, the allowed areas of investment, tax incentives, and other key information:pdf Read more...

PHILIPPINES MINING LAW UPDATE: FEATURES OF THE NEW EO 79

August 2012 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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OVERVIEW OF THE MINING INDUSTRY

According to the data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau show that from 1970-2010, the Philippines only produced P878.4 billion out of P73.47 trillion supply of metallic and non-metallic mineral production in terms of value.

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN THE PHILIPPINES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR BUSINESS

January 2011 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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The Philippines has been one of the pioneers in private sector participation in major government infrastructure projects in Asia. The Build-Operate-Transfer Law or RA 6957 passed in 1990 was the first of its kind in the region.

PRIMER ON FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES

September 2010 - Finance . Legal Developments by Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula.

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Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) on investing in the Philippines, such as choosing the right corporate vehicle, the allowed areas of investment, tax incentives, and other key information: